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Robert J. Kasieta

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Firm Name
Kasieta Legal Group, LLC
Address
559 D'Onofrio Drive
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Suite 222
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Madison, WI 53719

Website
http://www.kasieta.com
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559 D'onofrio Drive, Madison, WI, USA
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43.0562196
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-89.51564329999997
Bio
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Attorney Robert Kasieta is the founder and managing member of Kasieta Legal Group. As an experienced civil litigation attorney, Mr. Kasieta has obtained some of the largest verdicts ever awarded in Wisconsin.

Mr. Kasieta received his associate degree from Gogebic Community College, his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Northern Michigan University, and his law degree from Marquette University. He additionally is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and he is active in several professional legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the Dane County Bar Association.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Kasieta is an accomplished author and educator who has published articles and delivered lectures on topics related to insurance coverage litigation and employment law, among others. He is also an adjunct professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School and has conducted several educational webinars for attorneys on a variety of legal subjects.

Dedicated to his community as well as his practice, Mr. Kasieta volunteers his time and service to several local and state organizations, such as the Common Council − Verona, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Law Foundation. In recognition of his professionalism and service, he has received numerous awards and honors, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating from the national attorney rating service Martindale-Hubbell.
Practice Summary
Rep. Cases/Clients
Firm's Representative Results:

Polsky v. Virnich and Moores
$6.5 million judgment against two businessmen for violating the duties that they owed to their own corporation; the largest verdict in Wisconsin that year (2006) according to Wisconsin Law Journal. The Court of Appeals reversed. The U.S. Supreme Court denied the petition for review.

American Trust & Savings Bank v Bremser Group
$3.6 million judgment against accountant Bremser Group for accounting malpractice, resulted in a $3.8 million settlement; the largest verdict in Wisconsin that year (2008) according to Wisconsin Law Journal

Strain v. Lear Seating
$2.8 million judgment against an employer for sexual harassment

Michael Gartner v. American Family
$2.6 million verdict against the insurer of the owner of a building for the failure of the owner to install proper guardrails on a balcony

Confidential Settlement
$1.2 million settlement on behalf of a client injured in a motor vehicle accident

Confidential Settlement
$1.1 million settlement on behalf of a family against a health care provider who was negligent

Lonsdorf v. Seefeldt
$800,000 settlement after trial with the State of Wisconsin on behalf of a state employee who was sexually harassed

Ramsden v. AgriBank
$650,000 settlement on behalf of landowner whose land and livestock were subject to groundwater contamination

Erickson v. Thompson
$500,000 judgment against state actors on a claim of sexual harassment

Tom Gartner v. American Family
$400,000 settlement on behalf of a client injured in a motor vehicle accident

Plesha v. Grinnell
$375,000 settlement of a claim arising from a motor vehicle accident

Duello v. Board of Regents
$200,000 judgment against the Wisconsin Board of Regents for violating the Equal Pay Act by paying a woman professor less than male counterparts

Huston v. Landmark
$130,000 verdict on behalf of horse owners for the loss of their Belgian Draft Horses

Udulutch v. American Family
$116,000 settlement of a claim arising from a motor vehicle accident
Awards & Honors
Top 50 Lawyers in Wisconsin (Milwaukee Magazine)
Top 25 Lawyers in Madison (Milwaukee Magazine)
AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyer
10 Rating by Avvo.com
Seminars
Teaches Trial Advocacy and Pre-Trial Advocacy at Wisconsin Law School
Frequent Presenter at national legal seminars for National Business Institute
Memberships
Dane County Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Association of Justice
American Association of Justice
Additional
Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Certified Civil Pre-Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Admissions
United States Supreme Court
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Supreme Court and all Wisconsin State Courts
Education
Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
J.D., 1983

Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan
B.S., summa cum laude, 1980

Gogebic Community College, Ironwood, Michigan
A.A., 1978
Google Reviews
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Kasieta Legal Group LLC

559 D'onofrio Dr #222, Madison, WI 53719, USA

(608) 662-9999

5 out of 5 stars

James McCarthy

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 months ago

Wonderful staff. We were treated with respect and professionalism the entire time we were there.

Ed Skerke

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 months ago

A great team of people to work with. I was truly blessed to be introduced to Bob and his wonderful team.

Mam Net

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 months ago

Avvo Reviews
Avvo Reviews
Robert J. Kasieta, Kasieta Legal Group LLC
Robert J. Kasieta, Kasieta Legal Group LLC 559 D'Onofrio Dr #222, Madison, WI 53719

5 out of 5 stars

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 10 months ago

We recently spoke with Bob to get his opinion on a gender/maternity discrimination case regarding my employer. Bob explained the entire process of filing a claim with such clarity and he was very helpful and professional in helping to lay out the pros and cons of continuing a case against the...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

I recently reached out to Bob to get his perspective on an age discrimination case that I brought against my former employer. I had an important decision to make with regard to accepting a settlement offer, or continue litigation in the hope of securing a larger settlement. We spent over 45 minutes...

Debbie

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

I contacted Attorney Robert Kasieta by email. He called me right away and spoke to me in detail about my case for 45 minutes and this was a free consultation. He is very professional and extremely knowledgeable. He told me at this point I didn't need to spend money on hiring him, that this was...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 10 years ago

Attorney Kasita provided outstanding legal counsel to my Bank in a highly complex CPA malpractice case which resulted in settlements for the aggregate amount of $4.4 million. He is a rare blend of integrity, tenacity, and creative/strategic thinking who is able to quickly analyze complex legal...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 12 years ago

It is very difficult to get up the nerve to see an attorney about any issue of discrimination. Age. Gender. Race. Any of the 'isms'. You're already in a situation where you are being told 'you' are the problem. The last thing you need at this point is to walk into a law office and have one more...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 12 years ago

Bob Kasieta above all else is a compassionate and thoughtful person. He displays a great joy in his work. His preparation and depth of knowledge of the law is impressive. He was always available to discuss my case in spite of his busy caseload. He made a very trying and stressful time much easier to...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 12 years ago

Robert Kasieta, Bob as he likes to be called, is one of the first attorneys I have dealt with who cares more about his clients than he does for his own interests. Bob is extremely honest and forthright and tells it like it really is, as he does not hold back in telling his clients what is his...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 12 years ago

Bob Kasieta He is trust worthy and honest. A man you can trust. You have confidence in his judgement. He tells you like it is..

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 12 years ago

Attorney Robert Kasieta successfully represented me in a sexual harassment lawsuit. I received an $800,000 settlement. For over 15 years I have highly recommended Attorney Robert Kasieta to family, friends and acquaintences. He is experienced, supportive, compassionate and practical.

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 12 years ago

I am an attorney practicing in Madison, Wisconsin. I am a member of a 50 lawyer law firm. I personally have hired Bob to represent me in certain financial matters and also have recommended him to a number of other friends and family members. Bob has an excellent reputation in the courthouse as well...